|Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 02 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Amy Wohl gives a very engaging rendition of the story of Microsoft's upending of PC market leader IBM. One of the most fascinating subplots of our film is the fact that Linux vendors such as IBM will use the exact same market mechanisms to upend Microsoft that Microsoft itself used to de-throne market leader IBM...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; Microsoft Windows as a disruptive technology; Microsoft Windows disruptes IBM; Microsoft history; too late for market leader; asymmetrical market skills (sword); asymmetrical market shield; sucking applications, Microsoft and IBM
|Digital Tipping Point: Maria Winslow, open source biz guru 05 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this particular segment, Maria continues with her brief history of Linux and GNU. She tells the newbie audience that Linux is the "core" of the software, and that GNU is a collection of substantial tools that completes the operating system. (I'm paraphrasing). Next, Maria gives a nice, snappy, short definition of Clayton Christensen's "disruptive technology" concept...
Keywords: Maria Winslow; Winslow, Maria; Christensen, Clayton; Clayton Christensen; disruptive innovation; disruptive technology; good enough; low-end disruption; Microsoft Windows as a disruptive technology; emerging markets; Microsoft versus Unix; Apache and Linux; march up market; disruptive technologies, safe harber for; Stallman, Richard; Richard Stallman; Torvalds, Linus; Linus Torvalds; GNU and Linux; Linux and GNU; customers too small for market leader; Microsoft history; Linux history; cheaper; tape 177